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Spiced mulling syrup


Makes: 750 ml
timePrep time: 5 mins
timeTotal time:
Spiced mulling syrup
Recipe photograph by Mike English
This spiced mulling syrup is so useful to have on hand, and is also a great gift for friends or family

Makes: 750 ml
timePrep time: 5 mins
timeTotal time:

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Nutritional information ( 40ml serving)
Calories
107Kcal
Fat
0gr
Saturates
0gr
Carbs
27gr
Sugars
27gr
Fibre
0gr
Protein
0gr
Salt
0gr

Tamsin Burnett-Hall

Tamsin Burnett-Hall

Tamsin learned the tricks of the trade from cookery legend Delia Smith. A trusted recipe writer for the magazine for over 25 years, she is now our Cookery Workflow Editor, overseeing testing and editing to ensure that every recipe tastes great, is straightforward to follow and works without fail. In her home kitchen, Tamsin creates fuss-free flavour-packed food for friends and family, with baking being her ultimate form of comfort cooking
See more of Tamsin Burnett-Hall’s recipes
Tamsin Burnett-Hall

Tamsin Burnett-Hall

Tamsin learned the tricks of the trade from cookery legend Delia Smith. A trusted recipe writer for the magazine for over 25 years, she is now our Cookery Workflow Editor, overseeing testing and editing to ensure that every recipe tastes great, is straightforward to follow and works without fail. In her home kitchen, Tamsin creates fuss-free flavour-packed food for friends and family, with baking being her ultimate form of comfort cooking
See more of Tamsin Burnett-Hall’s recipes

Ingredients

  • 500g caster or granulated sugar
  • 20 whole cloves
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • ¼ tsp ground nutmeg
  • the pared zest and juice of 1 orange
  • the pared zest and juice of 2 lemons

Step by step

Get ahead
Keeps for several months in a cool dark place.
  1. Put all the ingredients in a pan with 750ml water. Bring slowly to the boil, stirring until the sugar dissolves.
  2. Simmer for 15 minutes then set aside to cool and infuse – if you can leave it to infuse overnight, the flavour will be even better. Strain through a fine sieve. Store in sterilised bottles.
    Tip
    ​If making for a gift, print the following on your gift label: Add 250ml spiced syrup to 750ml red wine, cider or apple juice and heat through gently to serve.

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